Jamming for the girls
From racism to gentrification, poet Shagufta K Iqbal has plenty to say.
100,000 local people are being told investing in oil can avert climate change
There is an argument that this can help avert climate collapse.
Major increases in fossil fuel investments despite pension fund ‘Responsible Investment’ efforts
106,000 local pension fund members are further invested in dirty energy. But new rules may make it easier to drop fossil fuels.
Bank robbery: the ‘theft of the century’ and a house in Fishponds
Huge international money laundering scandals linked to companies registered at a Bristol address
Revealed: Bristol’s drug services dogged by problems
Bristol’s restructured drug and alcohol services are going “disastrously badly” in places, workers in the sector have told the Cable, fuelling concerns that drug users are being put at risk.
Yoga will not fix the NHS stress crisis, staff say
Stressed out staff say they need need system change and leadership support, not resilience training.
The debate: High-rises in Bristol – addressing the housing crisis or soulless towers?
The council has launched a plan to build a number of high-rise residential towers across the city in a bid to make better use of the city’s limited space, attracting resistance from campaigners and the Green Party, who say the towers are too high and unnecessary. Two players in the debate give their take.
Turned away: “I don’t know where that magic middle ground is”
Students say support is lacking for severe mental health needs, as Zoe found out.
Bristol Uni needs to do more on mental health, students say
Despite investment in services this year, students are increasingly concerned about mental health.
Not so long ago in Bristol you could be hanged for love
As the summer Pride season starts, it is worth remembering that British society was not always tolerant of homosexuality.
Creatures great and small, with a side of creationism
Noah’s Ark Zoo Farm, Bristol’s very own Christian-led zoo, sprinkles some unusual messages in among its furry friends. But are these really a good reason to ban your kids from visiting?